World's oldest figurative cave painting discovered in Indonesia SYDNEY. KAZINFORM The oldest figurative cave painting in the world is the image of a pig painted 45,500 years ago in a cave on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi discovered by a group of Australian and Indonesian archaeologists, as reported last Thursday by scientific sources.
Across China: 1,400-yr-old tomb with white marble bed reveals religious exchanges on Silk Road ZHENGZHOU. KAZINFORM Archaeologists have discovered a 1,400-year-old tomb containing a white marble bed in central China's Henan Province, where elements of both Buddhism and a Persian religion have been found.
Late 5th-early 6th century funeral relics unearthed at royal tomb complex GYEONGJU. KAZINFORM A pair of ceremonial gilt-bronze shoes, believed to have been made between the late 5th century and early 6th century, were unearthed from an excavation site at a royal tomb complex in southeastern South Korea, cultural heritage authorities said Wednesday.